Red Tide phenomenon will be discussed by three experts in a new Scientific CaféJanuary 16th, 2023
IFOP and MACh Project experts will analyze this natural phenomenon in a discussion mode.
Understanding how algal blooms phenomena is produced in the waters, how they affect aquaculture activity and human life and how this will be some of the keys to analyze in next Puerto Montt Scientific Café called “Red Tides talk“, which will take place held next Thursday, January 19th at 7:00 p.m. at the Toco Madera Restaurant.
In the opportunity, 3 experts in the area will participate and will analyze this natural phenomenon, which becomes more relevant in areas like ours with marine ecosystems in which different productive areas of aquaculture proliferate, from mussel farming to the high presence of markets. and fishing coves. For this reason, it is relevant, they consider, to promote spaces for citizen education regarding events popularly known as “Red Tide.”
The specialists who will participate in this Scientific Café that will take place in a discussion format will be Dr. Pamela Carbonell, CREAN IFOP Aquaculture Researcher; Dr. Leonardo Guzmán. IFOP Aquaculture Research Division Head and Dr. Alejandro Murillo, Algae Monitoring Project Coordinator in Chile MACh, who throughout their experiences have dedicated themselves from different perspectives to scientific dissemination. and research on the matter.
In this regard, Dr. Alejandro Murillo invites general community and also people who work around aquaculture to participate in this instance, where this issue will be discussed with an important local focus.
“We invite the Puertomontt’s community, scientific community and interested people in general to be part of this conversation about natural events colloquially known as “Red Tide”, why these algae blooms occur, and in particular harmful algae and how they affect to the coasts of Chile, from a multifactorial point of view”, expresses Murillo.
Those interested in participating in person can register at the premises located at Av. Juan Soler Manfredini corner Liborio Guerrero, Balneario Pelluco in Puerto Montt, or in the online form available at https://forms.gle/bty5zidxniiZntKw9 Coffees will be delivered Free to the first 20 attendees. The Scientific Coffee will also be broadcast live through the Facebook page PARExploraLagos https://www.facebook.com/PARExploraLagos/
Ministry of Science, Technology, Knowledge and Innovation PAR Explora Los Lagos Regional Associative Project is executed by Universidad Austral de Chile, Puerto Montt Headquarters. Puerto Montt Scientific Coffee is carried out in conjunction with environmental Science Linkage and Communication Unit, UACh Puerto Montt Headquarters. The Toco Madera Restaurant in Puerto Montt.
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